★ Silver Screen Stars: Gloria Swanson

★ American actress Gloria Swanson was born on this day in 1899. One of the most prominent stars during the silent film era, she worked with the likes of Charlie Chaplin and Rudolph Valentino, and starred in dozens of films throughout the 1910s and 1920s. During her… Read More

★ Silver Screen Stars: Dorothy Malone

★ American actress, Dorothy Malone, was born on this day in 1925. Having begun her acting career in 1943, at the tender age of 18, Malone appeared in films such as ‘The Big Sleep’ (1946) opposite Humphrey Bogart, and ‘Artists and Models’ (1955) where she played Dean… Read More

★ Silver Screen Stars: Luise Rainer

★ For 2015’s first installment of Silver Screen Stars, I present the lovely Luise Rainer. The Austrian-American actress was not only the first person to win two Academy Awards, she was the first person to win them consecutively! Taking home the award for Best Actress in The Great… Read More

★ Silver Screen Stars: Yvonne De Carlo

★ The beautiful, glamorous Yvonne De Carlo, would have been 92 years young today! With a career spanning six decades, Canadian-American De Carlo was an actress, singer, and dancer who appeared in a wide variety of roles in film, television, and musical theatre. Be sure… Read More

★ Silver Screen Stars: Joan Blondell

★ American actress Joan Blondell was born on this day in 1906. A former beauty queen, she established herself as a major pre-Hays Code movie star, most notably in her partnership with Glenda Farrell, which saw the duo appear together as ‘gold diggers’ in nine films. One… Read More